BEAUFORT - Amos Charles "Erskine" Blankenship Jr., 82, of Beaufort died Jan. 17, 2014, at Duke University Hospital.
Memorial with Masonic rites will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Beaufort with the Revs. Michael Fields and Darrell Williams officiating.
He served in the U.S. Army, and was a Mason, Shriner and member of the local Elks Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy Blankenship; and son, Blair Blankenship of Morehead City.
The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials can be left at Kennedy Children's Home at 2557 Cedar Dell Lane, Kinston, N.C. 28504; First Baptist Church at 403 Ann St., Beaufort, N.C. 28516; or charities of one's choice.
Condolences can be left at Brooksfuneralhomeandcrematory.com.
Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home, Morehead City.